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Tag Archive for ‘Discipleship’

Saturday 10 June

Tobit 12:1,5-15, 20; Canticle, Tobit 13:2-4, 6-8; Mark 12:38-44 Discipleship Today Jesus places before us two models of discipleship: ostentatiousness and hypocrisy is contrasted with inner dedication and generosity. He clearly condemns one and praises the other. Where do we stand?

Thursday 2 March

Deuteronomy.30:15-20; Psalm 1; Luke 9:22-25 Discipleship Jesus doesn’t mince words or leave room for misunderstanding in setting out the criteria for those who want to be his followers. How comfortable my Christian life appears in the light of those criteria! They make me feel distinctly uncomfortable! Have I ‘renounced myself’? Have I ‘died’ to myself? […]

Mary for Today

Mary as Disciple in the Ministry of Jesus Readings Mark 3:31-35; Luke 11:27-28. Love for God’s Kingdom: Jesus began his public ministry with the proclamation that the reign of God had broken into human history. Those who heard his message and followed him as his disciples were ordinary people called from ordinary lives to learn […]

Wednesday 29 June

St. Peter and Paul Acts 12:1-11,Ps.34, 2 Tim 4:6-8,17-18, Matt 16:13-19 Discipleship St. Peter and St. Paul were very different characters. Peter was a fisherman, probably not particularly clever or well educated, he was impetuous, enthusiastic, sometimes too much so. He made mistakes, denied Jesus out of fear, but was humble enough to repent. Paul […]